Medical Social Worker


Warragul, VIC

Posted 4/8/2021

Social Worker - Grade 1

Allied & Community Health

6 month Parental Leave Replacement - Fixed Term Part Time (32 hours a week)

Casual positions also available

Allied Health Professionals Enterprise Agreement - SC13 > AF25

West Gippsland Healthcare Group are seeking a suitably qualified Social Worker to join the team in fixed term, part-time capacity, until late October 2021.
Possibility for extension of the contract is to be reviewed at the end of the fixed term period. 

Candidates seeking Casual employment may also apply.

The successful applicant will provide services for the inpatients at the West Gippsland Hospital (Warragul).
The primary focus of the position will be to follow a multidisciplinary team approach to the psychosocial assessment, care needs, referrals and implementation of the discharge plan for the patients in the acute inpatient setting.

The ideal candidate will hold a degree in Social Work and be eligible for membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers. This role will suit newly graduated Social Workers, or those with limited post-graduate experience.
Regular supervision will be provided, in addition to day-to-day guidance from our supportive team.

About our organisation

The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is a customer focused health organisation providing acute medical and surgical, obstetric, emergency, residential care and community health services to 45,000 people in the rural, urban residential, agricultural and industrial areas located within the Baw Baw Shire and beyond. The administrative headquarters are located at West Gippsland Hospital in Warragul, approximately 100kms east of Melbourne.

Working with us

All appointments with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group are subject to the satisfactory return of professional reference checks, a National Police Record Clearance and a current Employee Working with Children Check.
All employees must hold current entitlement to work within Australia. A six month probationary period applies to all new appointments.

Further details and how to apply

If you have any further queries, please contact Marja Jamieson (Social Work Manager) on 03 5624 0562.
Applications should be lodged online, including a covering letter addressing the selection criteria, resume and three current referees.

Applications close Sunday 18th April, 2021

As an inclusive employer, committed to improving diversity and equity in our workforce, we encourage applications from all parts of our community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTI people, and people with lived experience of disability. As a Child Safe organisation, West Gippsland Healthcare Group promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with disability.

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